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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
is going to be margarita and then craig fugate, and after they have both given their remarks, i will gather up your questions, and i'll come up to the podium and ask them some of your questions. we will begin with margarita, the united nations assistant secretary for disaster risk reduction. she has 30 years experience in the field, humanitarian relief, institution building. she has dealt with more disasters of more types, not just environmental, but broadly humanitarian disasters and more than probably anybody else. she has great perspective so if you will come to the podium and when she is finished, i will briefly introduce mr. fugate, and then we'll have his remarks and take questions. thank you. [applause] >> good morning. i must say that i'm really honored and very impressed to have been asked to come and speak to this audience. i know you are a powerful group of scientists. i think a lot of students here today as well, and so we have both the advantage of the crude wisdom and hope for the future here today. the one idea that petermented to come up with after three days work is let it
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 8:00pm EST
] [applause] on the fcc agenda. in an hour, the head of fema craig fugate because of budget constraints states should not expect significant federal aid after the disaster. the head of the federal reserve bank of dallas on what to do about institutions considered too big to fail. in the morning former senators kent and jeff discuss the debt and deficit reduction. at 1:00 p.m. eastern the national immigration forum hold a news conference focusing on immigration legislation. speaker scheduled to include tom of the u.s. chamber of commerce and carlos. >>> he had been talking about this dream he had. he talked about it for years. the american dream then it become his dream. america will someday realize the principles and the decoration of independence. inhe was inspired by the moment. sunday on after wards he recalls the journey of the civil rights activist participating in the march on washington. part of three dais of booktv this weekend monday featuring authors and books on the inauguration, president obama, and martin luther king, jr. >>> now a look at the agenda for the security and exchange
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous study of economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of new rulemaking. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investment management to shape it perform proposal based on that economic analysis. separately, i am encouraged by chairman walter's commitment, even as we continue to implement this on every day issues that affect investors must. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commissioners priorities. the short-term priorities such as the long-overdue amendment of the commission's capital and the customer protection was and longer-term engaging in a thorough evaluation of market structure issues. last done in a conference of manner and the commissions market report back in 1994. all of the recent talk of gridlock in a divided commission, i believe that notwithstanding our party and policy differences, this commission is fully united in its desire to carry out the c
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
, i'm happy to report that craig lewis and his fine staff in our economic analysis division have completed the rigorous studies and economic analysis that a bipartisan majority of commissioners have long ago asked for in advance of considering a new rule making. we are currently working with economic analysis staff in the division of investors not shape a reform proposal base odd then that rigorous economic analysis. separately, i'm encouraged by chairman walters' commitment even as we continue to implement the mandate to focusing as well on the everyday core blocking and tackling issues that affect investors most. in the coming months, i look forward to working together to address the commission's priorities both short-term priorities such as the long overdue amendment to the commission's net capital and customer protection rules, and longer term ones such as engaging in a formal, thorough evaluation of equity market structure issues, last done in a comprehensive manner in the for the recent talk and gridlock, notwithstanding with our party and policy differences, this commissio
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
is the headline of this? guest: 10% of our students are reached the bench to bench mark in a craig -- in mathematics. look at the highest performing countries -- half of their eighth graders are at the international advanced benchmark. even though our eighth graders, the percentage of high- performance students is well below the very best. host: we see the asian students with many numbers performing at the advanced a level. guest: there is a national movement to put a craters into high school mathematics. that is like algebra and above. you can reuse -- read to this data two ways. there is a need to give them more advanced math but a pessimistic view might be that we are placing a lot of kids in advanced math who are not prepared for it. if our eight craters are performing at this level and have only 7% performing at this level, we don't have a region where naturally prepared for a high-school geometry or mathematics class. host: tell us about your interpretation of the science performance. guest: what is jumping out is look at the #two system. the second highest, the system with t
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